UM Soccer Destroys Georgetown 5-1

UM Soccer Destroys Georgetown 5-1

Oct. 22, 2000

CORAL GABLES, Fla.–Freshmen Allison Ford (Atlanta, Ga.) and Vonda Matthews (Broken Arrow, Ok.) scored two goals a piece in the 5-1 blowout over Georgetown Sunday afternoon at Cobb Stadium.

The Hurricanes are back on the winning track with an overall record of 9-8-1, while the Hoyas fall to 8-8-2 on the year.

“I was very pleased with the win,” said head coach Jim Blankenship. “It is wonderful to see us heading in the right direction, this is only a sign of what’s to come.”

Miami controlled the pace of the game, taking a 3-1 lead into the locker room at halftime. The Hurricanes continued on the winning path in the second half, scoring two more goals to secure the 5-1 win over the Hoyas.

Ford scored first at 2:28 into the game, Lisa Gomez (Boca Raton) and Jordan Sims (Bradenton, Fla.) assisted her.

Gomez picked up four assists on the day, breaking the UM record for the most assists in a game.

Matthews scored next for UM at 13:04 on the double assist from Gomez and Nikki Safran (Harrison City, Pa.).

Alexis MacKenzie (Plantation, Fla.) scored her fifth goal of the season at 22:12, putting UM on top 3-0. Matthews and Safran assisted her.

The Hoyas ended the UM scoring frenzy at 39:03 with a goal from Jen Choiniere. Erin McIntyre assisted her on the goal.

Ford scored her second goal at 55:10 on an assist from Gomez, putting the Hurricanes up 4-1.

Matthews sealed the win at 57:18 with her second goal on a pass from Gomez and Safran.

Miami had 14 shots in the winning effort, compared to six shots for the Hoyas.

The Hurricanes will look to extend their win-streak to three as they play host to No. 13 Florida State in the final game of the regular season Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at Cobb Stadium. Admission is free.